The process of separating the seeds from the cotton fibers. Types of processes, Points to be considered for fibre during processing. It also mentions various other properties.


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cotton ginning

Ginning: The process of separating the seeds from the cotton fibers is known as ginning.

There are 3 types of ginning processes. They are:

  1. Knife roller gin for Indian and Pakistani cotton
  2. Mscarthy roller gin for Long staple cotton
  3. Saw gin used for American, West African, Pakistani cotton

Points to be considered for fiber during processing:

Main Factors

  • Length
  • Fineness
  • MaturityUniformityTrash Content

Other Properties

  • Pliability
  • Cohesiveness
  • Tensile Strength



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